Information Assurance / Security Engineer

Information Assurance/Security Engineer IT/Cyber Security/Network Systems  Kings Point, New York APPLY Description Position at ActioNet ActioNet has an immediate opportunity for a Information Assurance/Security Engineer located in Kings Point, NY. ActioNet is an IT service provider and solutions integrator headquartered in Vienna, VA that works with the Federal Government and Department of Defense.  Job Responsibilities The IA/Security Engineer is a member of the DoIT Security Compliance team and is a hands-on, support role of the corporate information security program. This includes defining and supporting security policies, processes, tools and standards. The IA/Security Engineer works to meet specific FISMA, NIST security requirements, and defines and executes processes and standards to ensure that a high level of security is maintained. Roles and Responsibilities o Maintain compliance with designated technology platforms, including operating systems, applications and network security devices, in accordance with the defined policies, standards, baselines and procedures of the organization. o Detects security issues, vulnerabilities and industry best practices and provides input and/or direction to contain, remove or otherwise mitigate known control weaknesses, such as unnecessary services or applications or redundant user accounts, as a means of hardening systems in accordance with security policies and standards. o Manage Identity and Access Management internal control systems to ensure that appropriate information access levels and security clearances are maintained. o Facilitates and/or Manages Incident Detection and Response exercises and provides first-level support, directing required remediation measures in the event of a security breach or security incident. Collects information and provides a situation analysis during and after a security incident. Directs required remediation measures and proactive control responses to minimize the likelihood of a similar event in the future. o Participates in penetration tests, threat and vulnerability assessments, and as required, facilitates remedial action to ensure that systems are protected from known and potential threats and to log as exceptions vulnerabilities that can't be addressed within a reasonable timeframe.  o Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M): support and oversight for remediation of select controls, using an automated self-evaluation remediation and tracking tool. Identified vulnerabilities will be reported as part of the POA&M process. Technical Competency o Knowledge and understanding of information security risk concepts, principles, and means of relating business needs to security controls. o Knowledge of, and experience in developing and documenting security architecture diagrams and documentation. o Knowledge and working experience with information security frameworks, such as ISO 27001, ITIL, and NIST. o Knowledge of risk assessment methods and technologies. o Knowledge of performing risk, business impact, control and vulnerability assessments. o Knowledge of mainstream operating systems and security technologies, such as network security appliances, identity and access management (IAM) systems, anti-malware solutions, automated policy compliance tools, and desktop security tools. o Ability to develop documentation and maintain security policies, processes, procedures and standards. o Knowledge of networking infrastructure, including routers, switches, firewalls, and the associated network protocols and concepts. o Strong detailed analytical/critical thinking skills to analyze security requirements and relate them to appropriate security controls. o Strong customer/client focus, to provide a superior customer/client experience and build long-term relations. o Strong written and verbal communication skills. Skills Preferred Four year degree in Computer Science or related field required Working experience in federal government environment CISSP or CISM certification highly desired ITIL foundation certification PMP a plus  ActioNet is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status
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